Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394


Physical planning administration in Nigeria: Abia State experience

Sunday Obilo Umezuruike
  • Sunday Obilo Umezuruike
  • Umuahia Capital Devt. Authority, Abia State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 10 December 2014
  •  Accepted: 20 February 2015
  •  Published: 31 March 2015


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